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Optoma TW762 Projector

3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £108.00 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good product quality
Good size
Expert reviews are poor

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from PC Mag. That puts this projector in the bottom 22% of all the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years.

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 1,873 user and expert reviews for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has good ratings. We also found that Optoma has good ratings specifically for its 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person said in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “The Optoma TW762 ($1,100 street) would be a fairly typical lightweight projector” in their review.


Design

Good Product Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Five years ago Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Although data image quality is certainly acceptable” in their Optoma TW762 review but even so they only scored the product 3 stars.


Good Picture Quality

One Optoma TW762 owner considered that the Optoma TW762 had good picture quality.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the TW762 is £108 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 97 data projectors that were launched more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector has been on the market since May 2013.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for more than two years, the Optoma TW762 does not support full HD.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support full HD including the Benq SH960, the Epson 475Wi, or the Hitachi CP-WX8255A.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma TW762 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Benq SH960, the LG BC775, or the Hitachi CP-WX4022WN which all of have better reviews.

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Projector

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The Optoma TW762 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses (4,000 ANSI lumens) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The projector brightnesses of comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to this data projector range from 100 ANSI lumens to 7,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens.

Alternative 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available that you might want to consider include the CP-X4015WN, or the CP-WX4022 (£860.69) both from Hitachi or the Optoma TX762 which all of have better reviews.

If this Optoma projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Epson EB-1930 (£699) (4,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated), the LG BC775 (5,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the Sony VPL-CW276 (£1,049.99) (5,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma TW762 has a carrying case, as do most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma TW762 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma TW762 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this data projector range from 25dB to 45dB, and the average noise level is 35dB. The Optoma TW762 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 31 decibels) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 31dB noise level projectors currently available including the TX762, the TX615, or the TW610STi all from Optoma which all of have better reviews.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Optoma TW762 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma TW762 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Big Bulb Power

Multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to this multimedia projector have bulb powers of between 140W and 400W. The Optoma TW762 has one of the bigger bulb powers (280 Watts) amongst projectors of this age.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma TW762 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 3,000 hours) amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The service life of lamps of projectors that have been around for more than two years range from 1,500h to 30,000h.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tw762gov
Barcodes 00796435417963

Optoma TW762 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma TW762 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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Running costs are low
Only released eight months ago
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